Constructor

Entry

new Entry(metadata, data)

Create an entry object to define new data to insert into a log.

Parameter

metadata

Optional

object

See a LogEntry Resource.

Value may be null.

data

(object or string)

The data to use as the value for this log entry.

If providing an object, these value types are supported:
- `String`
- `Number`
- `Boolean`
- `Buffer`
- `Object`
- `Array`

Any other types are stringified with `String(value)`.
See also

LogEntry JSON representation

Example

var Logging = require('@google-cloud/logging');
var logging = new Logging();
var syslog = logging.log('syslog');

var metadata = {
  resource: {
    type: 'gce_instance',
    labels: {
      zone: 'global',
      instance_id: '3'
    }
  }
};

var entry = syslog.entry(metadata, {
  delegate: 'my_username'
});

syslog.alert(entry, function(err, apiResponse) {
  if (!err) {
    // Log entry inserted successfully.
  }
});

//-
// You will also receive `Entry` objects when using
// Logging#getEntries() and Log#getEntries().
//-
logging.getEntries(function(err, entries) {
  if (!err) {
    // entries[0].data = The data value from the log entry.
  }
});

Properties

data

object

metadata

object

Properties

Parameter

timestamp

Date

insertId

number

Method

toJSON

toJSON(options)

Serialize an entry to the format the API expects.

Parameter

options

Optional

object

Configuration object.